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PBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm PST
, international donors have pledged more than 1 billion euros for those displaced by the civil war in the country. united nations secretary general said the fund raising goal had been exceeded. >> representatives from nearly 60 countries met in kuwait to examine how to help with the millions of people who have fled the fighting within syria and the 700,000 who are refugees in neighboring countries. the french military advance against islamist fighters in northern mali continues to make rapid progress. emma the troops have taken control of the airport over the weekend. virtually unopposed, the -- two other cities of the weekend. the french are now negotiating with tuareg rebels, who say they have control. >> onto economic news, and financial markets have been on the rise these past few weeks as hopes have grown that the worst of the year of crisis has passed. today in spain, there's a reminder that things are very bad still for millions of people. revenue figures show spain sank even deeper into recession in the final quarter of last year with the economy contracting faster than ever. more than on
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am EST
. the german euro booked a 1 million litigation charge which led to restructuring. in an analyst call, it was said the group does not need to issue more sales but left the door open for the cocoa bonds to comply with u.s. regulations. >> meanwhile, santander shares are trading lower after the net profit more than halved to 2.2 billion euros in 2012, hurt by write-downs on property asset necessary spain and a slowdown in latin america. santander says it's returning more than 24 billion worth of ltr loans having taken 35 billion in ultra cheap etr funding. shares down about 2.5%. there's stephane pedrazzi now joins us from madrid. stephane, what's the reaction? >> we've seen a limited market reaction at the open. it's now trading 2.5% lower. the numbers were below expectations. the net profits were the weakest for the last 13 years. 2.21 billion euros. the contends of reuters was at 2.5 billion. there were some massive provisions last year. it's not a big surprise. 18.8 billion euros in total to cover potential losses on the property portfolio. santander says it has completed now its pr
KCSMMHZ
Jan 31, 2013 2:30pm PST
banking giant as it post more than 2 billion euros in quarterly losses. >> and tornadoes batter six u.s. states in the southeast of the country. >> syria has summoned the head of the united nations mission in israeli-occupied territory. the issue is an israeli air raid on what syrian officials say was a military research center near damascus. >> the arab league has also condemned the strike, but the actual target is still not exactly clear. some reports suggest a weapons convoy believe to be carrying russian-made anti-aircraft missiles from syria into lebanon. >> we will speak to an expert on the region later. first, this report. >> the israeli government has not issued any statement, but national papers are full of the news. u.s. officials say the raid targeted a weapons convoy headed for members of hezbollah, an ally of the syrian president. but the syrian government denied the existence of the vehicles, saying the israeli planes bombed a research center near damascus. russia says the facts are not yet clear but adds that any air strike would be completely unacceptable. >> we are an
PBS
Jan 30, 2013 7:00pm PST
the yen 91.02 to 04. the euro is trading at a 33 month high against the yen. that's because worries over euro debt issues are receding. looking at other markets in the asia pacific region. south korea's kospi is down 19,019 19,057. toyota motor has announced another global recall. the problem this time is defective air bags and windows. toyota says it's calling in 1.3 million cars worldwide. they include corolla compact sedans between 2001 and 2004. the lexus luxury model between 2005 and 2011 at 385,000 units. the air bags may not inflate properly in reaction to electric signals from other signals and in the lexus, the front window wipers may not be properly secured and could get stuck. toyota says it has received reports so far of 18 incidents of the air bag defect causing injury in the united states. i'll have more updates for you next hour. i'm going to leave you with a check on markets. >>> a controversial new u.s. movie about the hunt for osama bin laden will not be shown in pakistan. distributors there say they're worried about how the public will react. the oscar nominated "zero
KICU
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
in the euro? > > we are seeing a weak dollar, but also we are seeing some strength in the european markets. again, there was some news about spain, some concern about their gdp; but for the most part, i think that the overall consensus right now is just that things are looking up a little bit across the board for the most part. so, i think that optimism is spreading a little bit. we haven't really seen the dollar come off yet, but i want to point out while the euro is inching its way up to that $1.36 level, this is really just a test of upper levels that we saw last year. we need to see some follow- through, some conviction, before i am really buying into it. again, i think right now it is just a test of the upper extreme. > it's good to have your thoughts ben. thank you. > > thank you. the maker of the blackberry, the smartphone that once dominated the market but has since been replaced, has hopes for a comeback with the launch of a new line of phones. our cover story takes a look at immediate reaction to the phone and the dream. with all the i.t. and marketing flair we've come to expect
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
equities at a five-year high, the euro rallying so prices being lifted by this different influences. melissa: thanks for coming on. we have another truth even if it is not what you want to hear. he made it sound good even though it is bad news. lori: anybody can understand behind the price target. that is a given. it makes it a little bit easier to digest. melissa: it still does not ease how much you're paying at the pump. facebook fourth-quarter peak district of the downgrades roll in. if the company's strategy working? lori: and the drugmakers, the big pharma names. stocks getting beaten down. and competition from generic. but there is still reason to be optimistic. next. . ... melissa: time for stocks now as we do every 15 minutes. let's head to the floor of the new york stock exchange and our own nicole petallides. what have you got. >> i'm looking at a market here that has been somewhat mixed. nasdaq is managing to squeeze out gains the dow dropped below 13,900. some names names weighing on the dow, united health care, bank of america. market breadth actually as i look at it, a
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
on cnbc, congrats. >> thank you. >> look forward to seeing it. >>> the hottest trend is the euro jumping to its highest level since the buck since 2011. how will tomorrow's data impact the trade? we bring in paul richards of ubs. welcome back, always a preleasu. >> hi, how are you? >> i'm good. it's a remarkably resilient trade. >> this was the death stock a year ago, wasn't it? it's been quite a bounce. look, the thing with the euro, the only reason it's not going any higher right now is that it's just sticker shock that if you just sit back a little bit and think about why it's here there's some pretty good reasons. you've got draghi ain davos sounding upbeat, saying 2012 is a big launch of the currency, that's a big statement. the european banks are repaying their ltro loans including the spanish banks considered to be in a lot of trouble. european exporters are very underweight, selling product but need to buy euro to hedge their currency and the german two-year bunde starting to outpace the u.s. treasury, that's typically a good sign the currency is going up so there's pretty good r
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
. we have to grow profitably, jim. >> right. >> if you look at our revenues, we report in euros, but i'll give you round numbers in dollars. we're over a $20 billion u.s. software company. we're delivering much more than $5.5 billion in profit. so the company has to grow profitably. most importantly, though, we want to focus on the customer. if we can have the users of our technology love us, we'll reach the 1 billion users by 2015. we'll be a greater than 20 billion euro software company which is somewhere closer to $30 billion. and that 35% operating margin so we deliver a lot of flow through to shareholders. this is who we are. profitable revenue growth driven by customer innovation, it is all about winning for the customer. >> you've also tapped in -- i've been trying to figure out ever since i heard it on the intel call how to make money off the tablet, which is the phone and the tablet. you guys have figured it out. >> our big idea is to be device agnostic. so all the devices are supported by -- >> you don't care. >> it's all good. >> samsung -- >> it's all good. we want to run b
WHUT
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am EST
, there is some growing optimism that greece will remain in the euro. the greek stock market has soared over the last year from a little -- from a very low base. transport workers are staging another 24-hour stoppage today. a doctor strike has left hospitals functioning with emergency staff. this comes after the greek finance minister told us that the bbc that he was expressing optimism about the growth outlook. our correspondent tells us why these workers are striking. >> the humanitarian catastrophe that has unfolded here in the last few years is very real. does bear in mind the figures -- just bear in mind the figures. it is staggeringly high unemployment. you have hospitals running out of medicine. schools are running out of textbooks. you have kids who are now having to have food vouchers in schools because their parents cannot afford to feed them. homelessness and poverty are soaring. that is the real cost of greece 's financial crisis, and it is very dramatic inedeed. >> let's move on. some of you think it's too early in the day. it's got to be 6:00 p.m. somewhere. today, half-year re
WHUT
Jan 31, 2013 7:30am EST
the debt situation in europe. euro/yen 123.35-40. >>> british prime minister david cameron says authorities must use every means possible to fight terrorism. cameron traveled to algeria, the site of the hostage crisis earlier this month. he and prime minister abdelmalek sellal announced an agreement to tighten security. >> what i want to do is work with the algerian government and with other governments in the region to make sure that we do everything we can to combat terrorism in a way that is both tough and intelligent and uses everything we have at our disposal, which will make them safer and make us safer, make the world safer. >> the leaders met two weeks after the hostage siege. islamist militants attacked a gas complex in the sahara desert and took dozens captive. 37 foreigners were killed including 6 british citizens. cameron says british and algerian officials will cooperate in several areas including information gathering. his visit was the first by the leader of the country whose citizens died during the crisis. >>> participants in a u.n. disarmament conference voiced negative op
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 11:00am EST
the u.s. dollar and you are seeing strength in the euro, weakness in the dollar. we will be right back. >> 25 minutes past the hour your fox news minute, 20 injured and two debt in a massive highway pileup in detroit, 30 vehicles involved in the crash south bound i 75 in detroit. white out conditions being blamed for the accidents which occurred two hours ago. severe weather has been impacting the country from the midwest to the southeast to the east coast. syriac is threatening to retaliate and is warning of a surprise response to israel's air strike near damascus. u.s. officials say is really jets struck a convoy shipping weapons to lebanon for the islamist militant group hezbollah. syria says israel hit a military research center. that hostage standoff in rural alabama alabama continues this morning. deron contact with the suspect to the retired truck driver holding a 5-year-old boy in an underground bunker. the man grabbed the boy off of a school bus tuesday after shooting and killing the bus driver. those are your headlines. now back to cheryl casone and dennis is hanging out ther
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
-- trouble role, please. we're frozen at this point. yielding 1.972%. the euro yet was at a 14-month high versus the dollar. and you can see right now, the dollar is stronger against the eu euro. gold prices are down by about 6.30, $1675.30 an ounce. right now, let's get to the global markets report. ross westgate is standing by in london. good morning. we haven't seen you in quite a while. you have a lot of red behind you this morning. >> we have, indeed, becky. i saw andrew more recently than i've seen you over there in davos. yeah, look, we are down. you can see decleaners outpacing the decliners. we're down at the session low. down around .0. the spanish market down 1.5%. that's down to bank stocks. they're all off heavily because of santander. santander is europe's largest lender in the eurozone. stock off 2.3% today. there's 2012 net profit more than halved hurt by big losses in real estate, write-downs and property assets. also key growth spots as latin america down, as well. they're setting aside another 18 billion or 19 billion euros for provisions in 2012. they said they may sti
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 7:00pm EST
of six points. the euro gaining, and that helmont about a percent on the dollar, which finished at a 52- week low as a matter of fact. gold finishing up over $19 during today's trading session. u.s. be chief economist maury harris joins us now. meanwhile, immigration and customs enforcement suing the government for refusing to let the men forced the law. nationalize council is also here. and israel unilaterally attacking key syrian assets and an overnight bombing. former pentagon official is also our guest tonight. would you want to begin with the u.s. economy shocking the experts in shrinking for the first time since the recession. fox news iran house correspondent has our report. >> less than two weeks that the president said his second inaugural address that an economic recovery had begun to let the congress -- commerce departments and not so fast. slow growth slashed economic growth from three pa 1% to-1 to the persons in the fourth. they downplayed the report and give republicans part of the blame. >> consumer spending has been rising. >> comments about using the threat of across-t
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
month in a row. the euro gaining for a sixth straight month against the u.s. dollar. longest winning streak in nearly a decade. hitting the highest level against the greenback in 15 months, but rich edson, go ahead, we have breaking news. rich: the senate has voted to raise the debt ceiling through may 18. this also has a provision that says in the senate doesn't pass a budget, the senators don't get paid, house lawmakers don't get paid after april 15. they don't get paid until the end of congress and are made whole at the end of the congress in 2014. the bill goes to the president's desk raising the debt ceiling so treasury can extend that sometime to july or august. david: a quick question in terms of defense, we will be talking about how defense cutbacks are hurting individual jobs in individual sectors and does this affect defense spending directly? >> this moves the debt ceiling fight the back. now march 1, automatic spending cuts and defense and other programs begin to hit and government spending on march 27. next up, defense spending will be a topic of conversation in d.c. and
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
here. foreign exchange quickly. look at the euro/yen, continues to forge higher and higher, you see on this chart, we are just a couple months away from three-year highs. if you look at the dollar again, one of the bright spots on the green back, which by the way, made new lows on the year and continues to hover at those levels, we are at the best level against the yep in 2 1/2 years, june of 2010. we want to monitor. david faber, viacom news? >> let's start with viacom. like to focus on these media companies, having followed them for so many years. doing this quarter perhaps, a bit more hope that aid see advertising revenues knocked down quite as much but investors don't seem to be scared off on the quarter, they are talking more positively about the outlook in terms of what we can expect for the next quarter and for sequential improvement in those numbers. let's look inside the numbers we can, there is advertising, affiliate fees numbers for viacom. capital return such an important theme throughout the media business these days. no surprise and no shock there that they bought back
Search Results 0 to 16 of about 17 (some duplicates have been removed)